1. An Oral Remembrance of Odell Beckham's Catch Heard Round the World

    It can happen in an instant. In the NFL , careers can be both made and undone in the span of one play. David Tyree's time in the league was spent almost entirely in anonymity...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 75,157 reads 159 comments

  2. With Colin Kaepernick to IR, 49ers Clearly Heading Toward Full Rebuild

    Maybe this is it. Maybe this is finally rock bottom for quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 49,662 reads 187 comments

  3. Jaguars' TNF Win over Titans Illustrates Sad State of Dismal AFC South

    Supposedly, there was a football game played in Jacksonville Thursday night. Allegedly, the Jaguars won this game, and in defeating the Tennessee Titans 19-13, the Jaguars "rose" to within a half-game of "first place" in the AFC South...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 38,329 reads 165 comments

  4. NFL Picks Week 11: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Well, you see, what had happened was... It's long been said that anything can happen in the National Football League. In Week 10, it did. Of the week's 14 games, 11 were won by the underdog...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 173,316 reads 232 comments

  5. Bleacher Report's Week 10 NFL Awards

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Two short weeks ago, the Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers met in a battle of unbeatens. When the Broncos trounced the Pack, all was declared well and good in Denver...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 45,319 reads 183 comments

  6. In Midst of Super Season, Cam Newton Is NFL's True MVP

    If you polled 100 NFL fans and asked them who the 2015 NFL MVP was entering Week 10, it's a safe bet the overwhelming majority would pick New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 41,287 reads 350 comments

  7. Bills' TNF Win over Jets Tells Tale of Rex Ryan's Playoff Past and Future

    Rex Ryan got his revenge against his former team Thursday night — by out-Jets-ing the New York Jets . In doing so, Ryan's Buffalo Bills demonstrated that they have adopted the personality of their boisterous head coach...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 65,226 reads 66 comments

  8. Tyrod Taylor Key to Rex Ryan's Revenge Against New York Jets

    As the Buffalo Bills prepare to face the New York Jets on Thursday night, it's a game that's much more than a matchup between a pair of AFC East teams battling to stay in contention for a Wild Card spot...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 7,978 reads 6 comments

  9. NFL Picks Week 10: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    And then there were three. The Denver Broncos' loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Week 9—after the Broncos handed Green Bay its first loss of the season the previous week—has whittled the number of undefeated NFL teams to three...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 319,484 reads 625 comments

  10. Larry Fitzgerald's Resurgence Has Cardinals Primed for Super Bowl Run

    As the Arizona Cardinals come out of their bye week and prepare to embark on the second half of their 2015 season, the team is 6-2, has a sizable lead in the NFC West and is widely considered one of the NFC's top Super Bowl contenders...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 13,161 reads 49 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's Week 9 NFL Awards

    And then there were three. Another of the NFL 's unbeatens fell in Week 9, with the Denver Broncos losing in Indianapolis to a Colts team that finally won outside the AFC South...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 15,343 reads 68 comments

  12. Inconsistent Run Game Could Cost Broncos Much More Than First Loss of 2015

    When an NFL team doesn't lose its first game until the first Sunday of November, sounding the alarm regarding that team's shortcomings may appear, well, alarmist...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 11,212 reads 40 comments

  13. Browns Have No Choice—It's Time for Johnny Manziel to Take the Reins

    It's money time in Cleveland. With his performance in the Browns ' 31-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday night, quarterback Johnny Manziel has made something pretty clear...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 182,591 reads 376 comments

  14. Johnny Manziel Gets Chance to Come Full Circle with 'TNF' Start vs. Bengals

    It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie. A brash, young player enters the NFL after starring in college amid great fanfare, only to continually encounter obstacles, many of his own making...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 48,397 reads 139 comments

  15. NFL Picks Week 9: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    We've reached both the month of November and the second half of the NFL season, at least for some teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 332,718 reads 424 comments

  16. Bleacher Report's Midseason NFL Awards

    We're eight weeks into the 2015 NFL season. The calendar has turned to November, and daylight saving time has come and gone. To this point in the 2015 campaign, some things have proceeded just as we thought they would...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 201,058 reads 416 comments

  17. Drew Brees' Record-Setting Day Keeps Saints Alive for 1 More Week

    Not too long ago, a dirge was playing in the Crescent City. The New Orleans Saints were dead. So was the Sean Payton/ Drew Brees era in the Big Easy. The quarterback was washed up...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 17,212 reads 113 comments

  18. Belichick, Brady and Buzzsaw Patriots Find New Ways to Continue Reign of Terror

    I'm pretty sure Darth Hoodie does this on purpose. New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick must enter his office on Monday morning, sit at his desk, stroke his chin ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 114,653 reads 321 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders Could Finally Return to NFL Relevance with Win over Jets

    Don't look now, but the Oakland Raiders aren't a punchline anymore. No, really. They aren't. For most of the past decade, there hasn't been a more floundering, directionless team in the National Football League than the Raiders...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 18,962 reads 68 comments

  20. NFL Picks Week 8: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    The NFL is all about the haves and the have-nots in 2015. Through seven weeks, five teams sit at a perfect 6-0. Never in NFL history have there been this many undefeated teams this late in the season...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 259,950 reads 505 comments

  21. Bleacher Report's Week 7 NFL Awards

    It's good to be on top in the National Football League. Through seven weeks of the 2015 NFL season, five teams remain undefeated...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 54,716 reads 175 comments

  22. Can Current Colts Regime Halt Andrew Luck's Alarming Fall from Grace?

    Back in August, when oddsmakers in Las Vegas set the numbers on who would win the National Football League's Most Valuable Player Award, reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers of the Green ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 12,441 reads 114 comments

  23. Seahawks' TNF Win over Lackluster 49ers Nothing More Than Small Step Forward

    For the 12th Man, Thursday night's emphatic 20-3 win by the Seattle Seahawks over the rival San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium was a welcome respite from consecutive crushing losses to undefeated teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 98,268 reads 311 comments

  24. Best Matchups to Watch in Bills vs. Jaguars

    Sunday will be a first in NFL history. No, not a game in London. Those have been going on for years. There's already been one this season. There will be another after this...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 4,050 reads 8 comments

  25. NFL Picks Week 7: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Last week, nearly every member of our panel expected a reeling Seattle Seahawks team to right the ship against the Carolina Panthers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 324,686 reads 584 comments